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You Can Make it Happen: Spring 2021

You Can Make it Happen: global development fellows, Asian summer gardens and world-changing design research.


Cornell Tradition alumni reflect on program’s lifelong impact

Several alumni of the Cornell Tradition program – created and funded by Chuck Feeney ’56 and The Atlantic Philanthropies – reflect on its mission, how it shaped their Cornell experiences, and how its values have informed their lives and careers after graduation.


AMST 2001 bridges the gap between Cornell and Cornellians

First-person essay from the spring 2021 undergraduate teaching assistant for course “The First American University” (AMST 2001) about how the class has allowed her to see Cornell as more than merely an institution.


Grant expands Cornell efforts to reach New York farmworkers

New funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will help the Cornell Farmworker Program continue to reach more than 3,000 New York farmworkers with critical health and legal information.

Vietnam veterans honor Cornell ROTC: ‘They had our backs’

After a strong 30-year relationship, the Vietnam Veterans of America honored Cornell ROTC – the Tri-Service Brigade – with a state-level and national award.

PolyForm celebrates mission, spirit of Human Ecology

Featuring color-shifting walls and folded stainless-steel modules, the permanent pavilion designed by Jenny Sabin (AAP) and her practice serves as a new gateway to – and symbol of – the interdisciplinary college.

Cornell Students 4 Black Lives wins annual Perkins Prize

A student-led organization that last year formed a diverse coalition of more than 290 organizations was awarded the 26th annual James A. Perkins Prize for Interracial and Intercultural Peace and Harmony during a virtual ceremony May 6.

Engaged Faculty Fellowship application closes June 13

The Office of Engagement Initiatives (OEI) is accepting applications through June 1 for the 2021-22 Engaged Faculty Fellowship Program. The program is open to all full-time Cornell faculty and academic staff.

Around Cornell

Faculty profiles: From circular construction to academic law ambition

Meet Felix Heisel, Madeline Kneeland, Michelle Moyal and Brian Richardson, who are bringing their expertise to Cornell.